Winter 2011



From Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington, Hawke’s Bay, Auckland

auction scene


News from the art front

awards, prizes and residencies

Artists on a winning streak


Future exhibitions and events



In my opinion…

Josie McNaught wonders why the TV networks aren’t going to Venice


Phil Dadson continues his tale of travelling on China’s Old Silk Road

in residence 1

Locust Jones stays in a historic gold rush town in New South Wales

flying visit

Leading British artist Sarah Lucas makes work for the Auckland Arts Festival

in residence 2

Kim Meek marvels at the arts and crafts culture if Taiwan’s capital, Taipei

Opening shots

Around the galleries


Art takes centre stage

With seven new galleries from Australia and New Zealand added to the programme this year, the 2011 Auckland Art Fair promises to be a highlight of the arts calendar. Dan Chappell reports.

When the dust settles

After the February earthquake many Christchurch artists and dealers lost artworks and spaces. Virginia Were talks to some of those who were affected and finds out what lies ahead.

Musical epiphany

Michael Parekowhai’s work representing New Zealand at the 54th Venice Biennale is bold, poetic and performative. Sue Gardiner reports.

Reinventing the domestic

Heather Galbraith visits an extraordinary collaborative installation by Francis Upritchard, Karl Fritsch, Martino Gamper and others at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery


Reader giveaway

Win one of two Auckland Art Fair Vernissage packages, comprising two tickets to the glamorous opening function and the Art Fair catalogue (valued at $230)

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All new subscribers go in the draw to win Maori Art – The Photography of Brian Brake (valued at $45)

Winter 2011 cover

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